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Enter to win for your chance to become one of Connecticut’s Local Globetrotters by telling us what cool basketball move you can do or a favorite Harlem Globetrotters memory.

Connecticut Is Basketball Country

For those of you who aren’t acquainted the Globetrotters, this is their 85th year touring and they’ve implemented the first ever “4 point shot!” – a 4 point shot – Golly Gee! That’s certainly going to make the game energizing!

Several of the Harlem Globetrotter players arriving in Hartford this year are on this season’s Amazing Race – Big Easy as well!   The Harlem Globetrotters genuinely interact with the crowd and they have some magnificent tricks! I know people do just say it is a basketball game, but it is much more – you have to experience it!

When my oldest daughter, now 28, was in 3rd grade, my husband and I had the opportunity to take her to see a Harlem Globetrotters benefit game at her school.  She still talks about it to this day!  It wasn’t too long after that we ended up with a basketball hoop in our driveway for the two girls – which still remains there to this day!  Occasionally my daughter and charming son-in-law will go out and shoot some hoops, and I’m sure that my grandchildren, will be using it too!

The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point shot as part of all of its games on the team’s 2011 “4 Times the Fun” North American tour. This game-changing innovation will be on display when the Globetrotters take on the Washington Generals at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on February 26th at 2pm and 7pm.  Throughout the 2011 North American tour, every Globetrotters game will now feature two designated 4-point shooting spots on each side of midcourt, each located 35 feet from the basket (the spots are 12 feet beyond the NBA’s official 3-point line). The 4-point option is expected to further open up the playing floor for the Globetrotters as well as their opponents, the Generals, and is expected to generate even more high-scoring action and competitive play. “I only wish they had this shot when I was playing,” said Globetrotter Legend Curly Neal, one of only five Globetrotters in history to have his jersey number retired. “I could have lit up that scoreboard all night long.”


Save $7 to the Harlem Globetrotters using the promo discount code LOCMOM

1. Log onto Ticketmaster
2. Scroll down to Feb 26th 7pm show and click on “Find Tickets”
3. Within the Search for Tickets box, scroll down to “Promotions and Special Offers”
4. Enter # of tickets and select the $29.25 and $22.25 price category and then the code “LOCMOM
5. Offer is valid Feb 5 – 26, 2011 via online, phones and at the box office.

The Hunt for Connecticut Local Globetrotters

Enter to win for your chance to become one of Connecticut’s Local Globetrotters by telling us what cool basketball move you can do or a favorite Harlem Globetrotter memory.  Contest is open to kids 12 and under.

  • 1 winner per blog will be able to compete in the “Make a 4-point shot” contest on Monday, February 14th from 3:15-3:45pm AND have the chance to Meet a Harlem Globetrotter live and in person!  Winners will be chosen randomly.
  • There will be 3 winners from the shoot off – each receiving a family 4-pack of tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Sat, Feb 26th at 7pm.

Now, as we know the 4-point shot is going to be a hard one for some kids to make – There will also be a  “Who came closet to making a basket from the 4-point line” as well as “Who can spin the ball the best” and “Who can dribble on their knees the best” for a few additional family 4-pack giveaways!

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Moomette’s Magnificents is hosting a Giveaway Contest! For a chance to win, there will be one (1) winner of a family 4-pack of tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters on February 14, 2011 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT.

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About Cindi Moomettes

New England blogger and influencer from Connecticut and author of the multi-generational Moomettes Magnificents where she writes about Family, Grandparents and Grandchildren, home decor, Crochet, Knitting, DIY, crafts, family travel familiarization trips (FAMs), photography, social media and reviews. You can also find her at Moomettes Crochet Shop for the latest Handmade Fashion trends, Home Decor, Handmade Crochet Wash Cloths & Accessories. For food and recipes visit at her blog Frugal New England Kitchen ***Products and/or companies featured on Moomettes Magnificents may have provided product samples and/or compensation for consideration. All opinions are my own. Posts may contain affiliate links. See also Disclosure***

7 comments

  1. My grandmother took me and my cousin to see the Globetrotters when I was in 5th grade. I’ve loved basketball ever since. GFC

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  4. christine hemenway

    I have loved the Harlem globetrotters since i was a kid. My son now saw them last year adn has been practicing his under the leg trick ever since of course with the whistle from the commercials . The fact that his legs are a bit shorter than the globetrotters does not deter him. he practices with his very own ball form the game, if we pull it together money wise we will be sittign in bridgeport or hartford for this year.

  5. I am following you on GFC! We are a family with absolutely NO basketball moves, but love the Globetrotters! I can’t believe they have been around for SO long!

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